After threats against her life, Anita Sarkeesian canceled an upcoming talk at Utah State University. Gamergate trolls are celebrating on Twitter while simultaneously dismissing the threats as nothing. Does this read like nothing to you?“I will write my manifesto in her spilled blood, and you will all bear witness to what feminist lies and poison have done to the men of America.”
The email’s author threatened to murder feminist women indiscriminately in a mass shooting. And because carrying guns on campus outweigh the right of students and guests to be safe, Anita Sarkeesian canceled her talk.
BUT WE SHOULDN’T FEEL THREATENED, RIGHT?
BECAUSE IT’S JUST THE INTERNET, RIGHT?
The bullies won this time. And if you think this shit isn’t dangerous, I’m fresh out of fucks to give and I’m not restocking any time soon. It’s goddamn wrong to to dismiss this by claiming the author isn’t serious. Elliot Rodger’s rantings were dismissed until it was too late.
This. Is. Not. OK.
guns… literally more important than the lives of women in the state of loveable mormons
Tomorrow, on both MTV and Logo, people of all genders, ethnicities, sexualities and beliefs will be able to watch a new hour-long documentary produced and hosted by Laverne Cox focusing on the lives of seven young trans people and on the experiences of trans people across America. Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word, hopes to not only educate viewers on issues that affect trans people’s lives, but…
Cookware has never been more exciting.
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But- but cookware is exciting…
…I was just raving to my friend about my new electric kettle earlier today.
Oh noooo that is me. Asked for a slow cooker for my birthday. Still do (sometimes) like loud places.
Brooke Guinan is the FDNY’s ONLY transgender firefighter. Not only does she save lives everyday as part of her job, she is an inspiration to us all standing up for embracing who you are without fear or shame, but with pride and strength. Brooke tirelessly fights to increase the percentage of women and people of color in the FDNY as well as fight for a continually equal work environment.
Brooke is role model in the So Trans So What campaign.
Read more at So Gay So What.
We had the pleasure of meeting and chatting with Brooke at the GLBT Expo in NYC last year. She was such a lovely, charming, joyful person, so excited to find stories that represented her. We’re so glad to see her keeping that joy and fighting the good fight <3